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2019 Statewide High Impact Practice Conference
01/11/2019

Two hundred college faculty and staff from across Tennessee participated in the second annual TBR Statewide High Impact Practice Conference Thursday, conducted and led by the TBR Office of Student Success.

High Impact Practices are data-driven teaching, advising and experiential practices that help our students learn, advance and graduate. The integration of HIP activities into the curricular and co-curricular work of our colleges results in the graduation of more globally aware, solution-oriented and workforce-ready students.

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Pulaski
01/04/2019

The Search Advisory Committee assisting in the search for a new president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Pulaski will hold its orientation meeting and public forum Jan. 10 at the college’s main campus in Pulaski.

The meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. CT in the college’s main administration and classroom building at 1233 East College Street, Pulaski. The meeting will open with a forum in which members of the public and the college community can express their views about the search and the characteristics the next president should have.

Maxine Smith Fellows Class of 2019
12/20/2018

Ten college and university faculty and staff members from across Tennessee have begun their year of leadership study and training as the Tennessee Board of Regents Maxine Smith Fellows Class of 2019.

HVAC students
12/18/2018

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Memphis, Southwest Tennessee Community College, and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission are reaching out to students of Vatterott Career College and L’Ecole Culinaire campuses in Memphis that closed on Monday.

Vatterott Educational Centers Inc. announced Monday that it is closing all of its institutions in several states, effective immediately. It operated three campuses in Memphis: Vatterott Career College’s locations on Appling Farms Parkway and Dividend Drive and L’Ecole Culinaire in Cordova.

TBR Vice Chair Emily J. Reynolds presents Resolution to Gov. Bill Haslam
12/13/2018

The Tennessee Board of Regents today named the building housing the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro’s Smyrna Campus and Nissan Training Center as “The Bill Haslam Center” in honor of Gov. Bill Haslam.

The Board also approved a resolution summarizing Gov. Haslam’s work and accomplishments for higher education and Tennessee students – including the groundbreaking Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect programs – and expressing gratitude to him for his service as both Governor and chair of the Board of Regents.

TBR News
12/06/2018

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its quarterly meeting Thursday, Dec. 13, with an agenda that includes a formal rollout of its new Warranty for graduates of technical programs, revised budgets, new academic and technical programs, new and revised policy proposals and updates on various initiatives.

The Board of Regents governs the College System of Tennessee – the state’s 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology. The board will convene at 10 a.m. Dec. 13 in the first-floor boardroom at the System Office, 1 Bridgestone Park, Nashville.

News Title Post date
Cris Perkins appointed chief development & advancement officer for College System of Tennessee 08/02/2018
Four community colleges win grants for high school Mechatronics programs 07/31/2018
Board approves criteria for next president of TCAT Knoxville 07/25/2018
Tennessee students rack up medals at SkillsUSA national competition 07/23/2018
Board of Regents to meet July 25 to review & approve criteria for next TCAT Knoxville president 07/18/2018
Eight TN community colleges selected for national Achieving the Dream Network, focused on success of all students 07/02/2018
Study: College System increases graduates’ earnings, generates economic output of $1.06 billion 06/26/2018
Board of Regents approves tuition increases of 2.7% at community colleges, 3% at technical colleges – fourth consecutive year of increases under 4% 06/22/2018
Northeast State Community College presidential Search Advisory Committee appointed, to meet Aug. 16 06/20/2018
Board of Regents to meet June 21-22; agenda includes student tuition for 2018-19 06/15/2018
Board of Regents appoints Dr. Jon D. Mandrell president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro 05/30/2018
Board of Regents, committees to meet May 30. Finance & Business Operations Committee to consider tuition & fee recommendation. 05/23/2018
Two Leaders from the College System of Tennessee Selected for the 2018 Class of the Harvard Young American Leaders Program 05/15/2018
Tennessee Board of Regents to hold special meeting May 30 to consider appointment of new president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro 05/14/2018
First TN Promise class had higher graduation rate and number of students who earned college credential 05/10/2018
Board's Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet May 18 to continue its discussion of tuition and fees for 2018-19 05/10/2018
Success stories abound at Commencement ceremonies across the College System 05/08/2018
Two academic leaders from Tennessee community colleges selected for prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowships 04/30/2018
Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet April 30 to begin review of tuition, mandatory fees for 2018-19 04/27/2018
First class of TNTrained graduates ready to assist in Tennessee’s jobs recruitment efforts 04/16/2018

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